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Posted on 22 Mar 2013 | 2,845 views
Dow Jones Industrials All-Time Highs and What Happened Afterwards

So the Dow Jones Industrial Average broke a record in March 2013 — now what? It’s impossible to predict how the Dow, that popular barometer of the stock market, will zigzag from here. The only thing certain about the market is that there will be more peaks and crashes ahead, and that’s about as specific as a fortune cookie.

Stock Market Crashes »

Posted on 14 Mar 2013 | 3,510 views
Wall Street Sell-Off Continues as Dow Plunges 520 Points on August 10, 2011

Fear returned to Wall Street on Wednesday August 10, 2011 — sending the S&P 500 to another 4 percent decline, triggered by worries that Europe’s debt crisis could engulf French banks and spill onto the U.S. financial sector.

Crash of 1929 »

Posted on 7 Mar 2013 | 8,667 views
New York Stock Exchange DJIA Stocks on October 29 1929

The Roaring Twenties, the decade that led up to the Crash, was a time of wealth and excess. Despite caution of the dangers of speculation, many believed that the market could sustain high price levels. Shortly before the crash, economist Irving Fisher famously proclaimed, “Stock prices have reached what looks like a permanently high plateau.”

Stock Market Crashes »

Posted on 16 Aug 2012 | 2,770 views
The Largest Ever One-Day Percentage Drop in the Dow Jones Industrial Average Occurred on December 12, 1914

On the first day of trading since the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) reopened in November of 1914 after being shut down due to the start of World War I earlier that year, the Dow Jones Industrial Average suffers its worst percentage drop of (24.39 percent) on December 12, 1914 since it was first published in 1896.

Crash of 1929 »

Posted on 8 Jul 2012 | 4,214 views
National City Bank (now Citibank) Stock Price After the 1929 Stock Crash

Citibank was founded in 1812 as the City Bank of New York, Citi’s first century was more successful than the second. By 1912 Citi was the largest U.S. bank with worldwide operations, a top-three underwriting business and one near-death experience, in 1837. Since then it’s had several costly expansions and four more near-fatalities.